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University of Avignon

A university is a Public Institution of Higher Education and Research (EPESR) whose fundamental mission of contributing to the development of research and to raising the scientific, cultural and professional level of the nation and individuals.

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History

From the early Middle Ages, higher education existed at Avignon. There are traces of the thirteenth century theological schools, grammatical arts, medicine, supported by the Avignon town.

The University of Avignon, founded there more than 700 years, welcomes today more than 7500 students in rooms dedicated to the Teaching and Research among the most beautiful in France.

Education

The university community consists of many trades in charge of education, research and administration . Access to these trades responds to variable selection criteria of hierarchical levels and status. To enable you to better know your audience within our university , qualifications and responsibilities, we therefore propose to consult the description of all trades represented in our establishment .

Research

There are fifteen laboratories in the University of Avignon.

Two Federative Structures Research created in 2011 gather around the laboratories of the University other research institutions (INRA, INRIA, CNRS, etc.) as well as clusters, professional bodies and businesses with the objective of promoting research and innovation for economic and social development. Scientific research is an essential mission of the University to which the training based. At the University of Avignon, the research activity is available in two axes of identity: Culture and Heritage and AgroSciences and Sciences . Our laboratories recognized by the Ministry as per the international scientific community, are references on the subject.

Career

Orientation is a complex process that requires determining their interests, know the local training opportunities, regional, French or foreign, and to develop accurate representations of professional environments, trades and skills required to access, to be able to perform carrier choice for its future.So many personal reflections and specific actions which require the consultation of specialized information resources and need to be confronted with the guidance of professional knowledge to develop.The SCUIO-IP - Common University Service of Information and Orientation, Professional Integration gets you, guide you and advise on training, workforce strategies and guidance throughout life.

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
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2023
1361 -119
2022
1242
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

International students will find help for their administrative procedures (submission of applications for residence permits, allocation and finding housing, work authorization application etc.) and practical information.

An agreement was signed with the Vaucluse Prefecture, to facilitate and accelerate the processing of applications for residence permits.The site of the OFII (French Office for Immigration and Integration) provides information about your home in France. This is a general source of information for all foreigners wishing to come to France.

Housing services

Free Hosting Program : SRI offers early in the semester before classes start, a welcome program open to all students and newly arrived foreign researchers. The next host program will take place beginning in September 2016 . In exchange Students can register on their application for a stay of study. Students from outside the exchange, doctoral students and researchers must register using the registration form on line in June 2016. Participation is free.

Library services

The University Library develops and coordinates all the information resources of the University of Avignon, necessary for the entire university scientific community: students, teachers and researchers.

The Common Service Documentation (SCD) has collections on various media (paper, electronic, video) communicates to all public and enhances them with events throughout the year.

ICT services

The University of Avignon has computer rooms with free access which are generally open from 8 am 00-18 am 30.

The computer network is composed of:

  • 1500 workstations,
  • 4 km of optical fiber,
  • 100 km of cables,
  • 3000 taken
  • 29 technical rooms.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Avignon is fortunate to be located in a historic, cultural and economic environment of the most favored. Whether we speak of the city of Avignon , the department of Vaucluse or Region this environment is for the students and staff of the University more than a decoration: a framework conducive to life and discoveries, meetings, projects, short for personal and professional development.

The University campus Avignon covers the entire city. The extramural with Agroparc and Chabran sites inside walls with the site Sainte Marthe and the Faculty of Science is on this large space that the student and academic life blossomed.

Sports facilities

The University has a Department of Sports and Physical Activities (SUAPS). This offers weekly lessons in multiple physical, sports and expression (team sports, swimming, dancing , tennis, etc.) regularly throughout the year, in the new sports division and Research on Campus Hannah Arendt and, in the sports facilities of the city.

University of Avignon Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for University of Avignon. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10252 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Merit scholarship from the Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Studely Scholarship Program for International Students
Merit-based

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Studely
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available

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Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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